Cuyahoga Community College PA Program is Closing It’s Doors

The Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland State University CCC/CSU PA program located in Parma Ohio, is currently on probation and will cease to operate in December 2018. Currently, the program has no active admissions process and is not accepting any more students. The institution is eligible to re-apply for accreditation but at this time there is no timeline to […]

Postgraduate PA Residency and Fellowship Programs 2017

Postgraduate education for physician assistants (PAs) first developed in the early 1970’s. Over the past four decades the PA postgraduate training movement has slowly expanded, and in 2017 there are 70 programs listed on the Association of Postgraduate PA Programs programs (APPAP) website. All of these post graduate training programs, also referred to as residencies […]

Top 20 Cheapest PA Schools in the US

Looking to save money on PA school? These are the twenty cheapest physician assistant programs in the United States. Top 20 Least Expensive PA Schools in 2017 1. Miami-Dade College Florida $25,000 $45,000 27 2. Rush University Illinois $26,000 $26,000 33 3. University of Texas – SW School of Health Professions Texas $29,570 $70,116 30 4. University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City […]

Top 20 Most Expensive PA Schools in the United States

Top 20 Most Expensive PA Schools in 2017 Of 244 Physician Assistant Programs in the United States these are the top 20 most expensive PA Programs 20. Sacred Heart University Connecticut $107,040 $107,040 27 19. D’youville College New York $107,550 $107,550 54 18. Union College Nebraska $108,160 $108,160 33 17. University of the Pacific California $108,770 $108,770 27 16. Seton […]

Eleven New PA programs Awarded Provisional Accreditation by the ARC-PA

During the ARC-PA’s recent meeting, eleven new PA programs were awarded provisional accreditation by the Commission. This brings the total number of accredited entry-level programs to 210. The number of new programs predicted to open their doors by July 2018 currently stands at 36. California Baptist University located in Riverside, California Program Director: Allan M. […]

How Does PA Salary Vary by Skill Area or Specialization?

September 2014 median incomes from showed that some specialties would pay you at a higher level of compensation than others. At the lower end, physician assistants who worked in pediatrics earned $78,664. Those in emergency medicine earned $89,936 and those in dermatology made $84,822. Higher salary specialties included critical care at $90,322 and surgery […]

Yale Online Physician Assistant Master’s Degree Program

* This article originally appeared on Future Tense Online education is gaining credibility, and MOOCs seem to be finding their footing, after burning bright and then sort of flaming out. So perhaps it’s no surprise that Yale announced an online physician assistant master’s program on Tuesday, but it certainly shows that these types of programs are becoming […]

Which State Has the Largest Number of Pa Programs?

The states with the largest numbers of Physician Assistant Programs are: New York (21 Physician Assistant Programs) Albany Medical College CCNY Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education Clarkson University Cornell University CUNY York College D’youville College Daemen College Hofstra University Le Moyne College Long Island University Mercy College New York Institute of Technology Pace University Rochester […]